RACA Journal June 2016 - Page 48

Projects T Rigging of the ice storage tanks. 46 RACA Journal I June 2016 he new head office for Novartis boasts a state-of-the-art air-conditioning and ventilation system that incorporates a partial ice storage system, a hot water storage system, and photovoltaic arrays on the roof. The building is opposite the Mall of Africa in Waterfall Office Park, Midrand. Novartis is a leading global healthcare Swiss company that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide, and a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. At WSP Group Africa, we believe we have a responsibility to the client, developer and Mother Earth to design and implement environmentally friendly, high efficiency, airconditioning and ventilation systems. We have a constant ongoing goal to advise the client and developer of the best available air-conditioning technology available to the industry while at the same time meeting commercial economic project parameters. Novartis has a very stringent environmentallyfriendly policy, so we shared a common goal. The Novartis office building project comprises three office floors and extensive basement parking. This building is located in the prime area of Waterfall development business hub, surrounded by numerous other ‘green’ buildings, boasting a www.hvacronline.co.za